By Ben Wasson
During this era Ben Wasson met Faulkner on the college of Mississippi, the place either have been scholars. Their curiosity in paintings and literature drew them jointly. Later Wasson turned Faulkner's first literary agent, in addition to an adviser and sounding board. In ny Wasson edited a Faulkner manuscript right into a readable size. It used to be released as Sartoris. additionally, Wasson helped Faulkner to put The Sound and the Fury with a brand new York writer. Their friendship lasted for greater than thirty years as their paths crossed and recrossed in big apple, Hollywood, and Mississippi.
In Count No 'Count Wasson muses over this lengthy and shut courting in anecdotal bills which he calls flashbacks.
Wasson depicts a Faulkner who's funny, sometimes naive, competitive, and loving. now and then he's the main courteous of gents. At different instances he's a sad determine trying to care for griefs and sadness through lapsing into alcoholic binges. The reader will figure a Faulkner whose creative and artistic nature produced occasionally strange habit and damaging drives for achievement.
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Count No Count: Flashbacks to Faulkner by Ben Wasson